Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Lemon Curd and Raspberry Cupcakes 🍋

The 'Lemon Tree' saga in its deliciousness:

These cupcakes are nice and soft, filled with lemon curd and topped with raspberry buttercream.

for the cupcakes:

Preheat the oven to 180 C

125 g butter - softened
125 g sugar
2 Tbsp lemon zest

1 large egg + 1 egg white
3 Tbsp milk at room temperature

150 g cake flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt

prepare the cupcakes:

1. Beat the butter and sugar together until the mixture is very light.Add the lemon zest and mix again.
2. Add the eggs, one at a time and beat after each addition to fully mixed in the butter.
3. Combine the dry ingredients together.
4. Add the milk and few table spoons of the flour mixture and mix well.
5. Fold in the rest of the flour.
6. Divide the batter into ten baking cups and bake until toothpick comes out dry.

Fill the cupcakes with homemade lemon curd and top them with raspberry butter cream. Decorate with fresh raspberries.

Enjoy them with great company!